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The Romanian Holocaust

Romania is a country on the Black Sea which shares a border with Hungary and Serbia to the west, Ukraine and Moldova to the northeast and east, and Bulgaria to the south. Its capital and biggest city is Bucharest, the […]

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Child Survivors of the Holocaust

Between 1939 and 1945, the Nazis murdered 1.2 million Jewish children as part of the "Final Solution." Although children were not specifically targeted because

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The Danish Resistance in WWII

 At the beginning of World War II, the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Sweden and Norway declared their neutrality. The governments thought that by

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Chiune Sugihara a Righteous Among the Nations

Chiune Sugihara (1900 – 1986) was a Japanese diplomat who served as Vice-Consul for the Empire of Japan in Lithuania. During World War

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The Vilna Ghetto

The German Army entered Vilnius on 26 June 1941, followed by units of the Einsatzgruppe A death squads. Over the course of the

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Art Therapy and Holocaust Trauma

Art therapy is a form of expressive therapy that uses the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental, and emotional

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The Kindertransport

On 15 November 1938, 5 days after the devastation of  Kristallnacht  the Night of Broken Glass, in Germany and Austria, a delegation of British

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Jewish Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto

This film clip is a reenactment of the Jewish uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. For a detailed account of these brave Jews and their

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From Holocaust, to Fighting the Nazis to Fighting in the Israeli War of Independence

Through tragedy and war and a desire for peace, the life story of David Shachar serves as a model for our times. The memories of David Shachar are a

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Simply, one of the most powerful books that I have ever read…

by Jack Riemer This is, very simply, one of the most powerful books that I have ever read. By now, I have read a good many books about the Holocaust,

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